Greater Kokstad Municipality has appointed the Municipal Manager Mr. Lulamile H. Mapholoba. Mapholoba is coming with tons of experience and expertise as he had been a municipal manager in various municipalities. Understanding the dynamics of Greater Kokstad he is set to hit the ground running.
In line with GKM vision of creating a City of Economic Possibilities Mapholoba has made it his vision to make Kokstad ‘smell fresh’ for investors. Working in accordance with GKM IDP and Back to Basics approach Mapholoba is going to make sure that the needs of the community are priority number one. On the side of employees he is determined to put measure that ensures the delivery of services effectively and efficiently.
Addressing the media upon assuming his duties Mapholoba said; “I want to strengthen relationship between the municipality and all the relevant stakeholders in Kokstad and surrounding areas.” said Mapholoba. Talking about growing the town he said; “I don’t want people to leave Kokstad because of poor infrastructure or the lack of security. I want business to see Kokstad as an investment opportunity. I also want Kokstad to become a construction site and create employment.”
The employees of Greater Kokstad Municipality are determined to give the municipal manager all the support that he requires.